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Beloved Dog (Hardcover) (Maira Kalman)

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Maira Kalman, with wit and great sensitivity, reveals why dogs bring out the best in us  

Maira Kalman + Dogs = Bliss  

Dogs have lessons for us all. In Beloved Dogs, renowned artist and author Maira Kalman illuminates our cherished companions as only she can. From the dogs lovingly illustrated in her acclaimed children’s books to the real-life pets who inspire her still, Kalman’s Beloved Dogs is joyful, beautifully illustrated, and, as always, deeply philosophical.   

Here is Max Stravinsky, the dog poet of Oh-La-La (Max in Love)-fame, and her own Irish Wheaton Pete (almost named Einstein, until he revealed himself to be “clearly no Einstein”), who also made an appearance in the delightfulWhat Pete Ate: From A to Z. And of course, there is Boganch, Kalman’s in-laws’ “big black slobbering Hungarian Beast.” And that’s just the beginning.  

With humor and intelligence, Kalman gives voice to the dogs she adores, noting that they are constant reminders that life reveals the best of itself when we live fully in the moment and extend unconditional love. “And it is very true,” she writes, “that the most tender, complicated, most generous part of our being blossoms without any effort, when it comes to the love of a dog.”

Maira Kalman, with wit and great sensitivity, reveals why dogs bring out the best in us
Maira Kalman + Dogs = Bliss
Dogs have lessons for us all. In Beloved Dogs, renowned artist and author Maira Kalman illuminates our cherished companions as only she can. From the dogs lovingly illustrated in her acclaimed children?s books to the real-life pets who inspire her still, Kalman?s Beloved Dogs is joyful, beautifully illustrated, and, as always, deeply philosophical.
Here is Max Stravinsky, the dog poet of Oh-La-La (Max in Love)-fame, and her own Irish Wheaton Pete (almost named Einstein, until he revealed himself to be clearly no Einstein?), who also made an appearance in the delightfulWhat Pete Ate: From A to Z. And of course, there is Boganch, Kalman?s in-laws? big black slobbering Hungarian Beast.? And that?s just the beginning.
With humor and intelligence, Kalman gives voice to the dogs she adores, noting that they are constant reminders that life reveals the best of itself when we live fully in the moment and extend unconditional love. And it is very true,? she writes, that the most tender, complicated, most generous part of our being blossoms without any effort, when it comes to the love of a dog.?
Number of Pages: 1
Genre: Pets, Biography + Autobiography, Art
Sub-Genre: Dogs
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Author: Maira Kalman
Language: English
Street Date: October 27, 2015
TCIN: 46766429
UPC: 9781594205941
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-7731
$20.36
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